Properties of carrot cream

Health benefits of carrot cream

Carrot cream properties

The cream of carrot is an easy and very nutritious recipe . It provides energy from carbohydrates, it contains very little fat and is rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals.

The benefits of carrots is the extraordinary amount of beta carotene, orange pigments with antioxidant properties that improve the health of the digestive mucosa and, when consumed regularly, protect against the onset of cancer, especially of lung, mouth and stomach.

It is a dish rich in fiber, which helps lower cholesterol, prevents constipation and prevent hemorrhoids.

Whom is carrot cream good for?

For its nutritional value, it is highly recommended prescription slimming diets, diets to lower cholesterol, for obesity, menopause, women in pregnancy, and in any balanced diet in general.

The benefits of carrot for the skin, eyes, digestive system and cardiovascular system, make this recipe is suitable for people with gastritis, digestive ulcers (do not take too hot), skin problems, vision problems, constipation and diseases heart.

Turmeric provides digestive and liver-protective properties.

Ingredients of carrot cream

receta crema de zanahoriaSuggested recipe. Cream of carrot soup with pumpkin seeds.

– Optional: 2 tablespoons tablespoons turmeric (Turmeric is a spice that gives a lot of color and has a mild flavor. Although it is hardly noticeable, it provides many medicinal properties.)

Preparing the cream of carrot

It is initially recommended to prepare vegetables, cleaned and chopped:

  • Cut the onion into half moons.
  • Wash and peel the carrots. Cut into medium pieces.
  • Wash and peel the potatoes, cut into cubes.

To make the cream of carrot:

  • Brown the onion with a pinch of salt to fire with medium or low intensity for about 14 minutes, stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the remaining vegetables, carrots and potatoes, to the sauce. Add water, the amount necessary until it just covered. Cover.
  • Cook with lid for about 15 minutes at medium intensity.
  • During the last 3 minutes of cooking, add 2 tablespoons turmeric and stir well until blended completely. Add turmeric at the end of cooking so as not to lose the medicinal components.
  • Blend until creamy consistency and salt to taste.
  • Serve hot as a main dish.
  • Garnish with pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds or cheese on top (They will provide certain amount of protein and minerals to the recipe).

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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